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Toronto Map

CND88
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2006
1
3866095465
MAP
Reference
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A map of the city center of Toronto.
$8.95

A Traveller's History of Canada

CND82
Robert Bothwell
Interlink Publishing Group
2010
220
1566563860
PAPER
History
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A readable and admirably concise march through Canadian history from prehistory to today, including a timeline.
$14.95

Down and Dirty Pictures: Miramax, Sundance and the Rise of Independent Film

FLM14
Peter Biskind
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2004
560
0684862581
PAPER
Art & Architecture
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Biskind's follow-up to "Easy Riders, Raging Bull" delivers an astute account of how film powerhouses Miramax and Sundance nurtured and then transformed independent filmmaking, changing the face of Hollywood.
$17.00

Easy Riders, Raging Bulls, How the Sex-Drugs-and-Rock 'N' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood

FLM06
Peter Biskind
Simon and Schuster Inc.
1999
506
0684857081
PAPER
Art & Architecture
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A salacious, gossipy and utterly readable account of the rise and fall of the "New American Cinema."
$19.00

More Than Night, Film Noir and Its Contexts

FLM05
James Naremore
University of California Press
2008
342
0520254023
PAPER
Art & Architecture
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0
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A clear, incisive examination of the evolution of film noir.
$34.95

Movie-Made America, A Cultural History of American Movies

FLM03
Robert Sklar
Vintage Books
1994
417
0679755497
PAPER
Art & Architecture
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The history of America as seen through its movies. Part film history and part cultural study, this popular book tracks the evolution of American film and how it relates to the social climates in which it was produced. First published in the 1970s, the newest edition has been completely revised and updated to cover up through the mid-1990s.
$21.95

Understanding Movies

FLM01
Louis D. Gianetti
Addison-Wesley
2013
576
0205856160
PAPER
Art & Architecture
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0
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Updated in a new 12th edition, this book is organized around the elements of film and provides readers valuable insight into how movies communicate and convey meaning to their audiences.
$146.80

In the Skin of a Lion

CND13
Michael Ondaatje
Vintage Books
1997
243
0679772669
PAPER
Literature
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0
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This richly lyrical, poetic novel by Michael Ondaatje is set in 1920's Toronto and rural Ontario. Its protagonist is a tough woodsman who comes to the rough-and-tumble city.
$15.00

The Blind Assassin

CND139
Margaret Atwood
Vintage Books
2001
544
0385720955
PAPER
Literature
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0
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Winner of the Booker Prize in 2000, this hauntingly beautiful novel interweaves two disparate strands: one, a murder mystery set in Toronto at the close of WWII; the other, the text of the murdered woman's science fiction novel, which may hold a clue to her death.
$16.95

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Film Art, An Introduction

FLM02
David Bordwell, Kristin Thompson
McGraw-Hill
2012
526
0073535109
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
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A thorough, opinionated guide to studying film, often assigned for film courses in the United States. History, theory and production all come into play here, but they keep the text accessible and free of scholarly indulgence.
$237.25

A History of Narrative Film

FLM04
David A. Cook
W. W. Norton & Company
1996
1087
0393968197
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
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A massive history of international cinema.
$66.75

Fodor's Toronto's 25 Best

GLK07
Fodor's
Fodor's
2008
128
1400018870
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
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A shirt-pocket guide to Toronto, this slim book includes an excellent map of the center of the city and essential information on the best restaurants, shops and sights to see.
$11.95